On-site mental health consultation services
Colorado Early Childhood Mental Health
Call support line*: 833-326-4411 (ECMH411)
Visit online: www.mentalhealthstartsearly.com
A resource for early care and education providers, including teachers, parents, and caregivers.
Referrals can be made by parents, providers or community partners for a brief phone or on-site consultation regarding concerning or challenging behavior of children birth through seven years of age. Phone calls will generally be returned within 48 business hours. Contact will be made with the caller and a phone screening will be complete. Calls are reviewed daily for assignment to a consultant for follow up. Providers and community partners calling the support line above will be asked to obtain verbal consent from custodial parent to discuss child or family.
Brief early childhood mental health consultation is available and may consist of:
- Phone screening
- Consultation with the parent(s)
- Observation of child in care setting
- Consultation with teacher/director
- In home consultation and parent and child interaction
- Action plan and referrals/resources
*Note: This is NOT a support line for crisis situations. In those instances, please call or text 988 – or visit our 24/7 Walk-in Crisis Center at 3180 Airport Road, Boulder for in-person support. Visit our Crisis Service page for more info.